Apple Ended Up Selling 10 Million iPhones in First Three Days

When Apple sold 9 million iPhones in the opening weekend of iPhone 5S and 5C last year, it was assumed that would be the zenith; the cheaper 5C offered more opportunity, and launching in China for the first time offered untold opportunity. And then this year Apple sold 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units, with no… » 9/22/14 8:45am Yesterday 8:45am

The Microsoft Deal Could Finally Put Minecraft on Oculus Rift

Microsoft's $2.5 billion deal to buy Mojang, the company that makes Minecraft, is still just a few minutes old. Lots of debris to sort through! But there's one glimmer of hope for anxious Minecraft fans. The deal could finally pave the way to putting Minecraft where it truly belongs: On the Oculus Rift. » 9/15/14 9:43am 9/15/14 9:43am

A busy week at Gizmodo! We had a landmark moment in returning to cover an Apple event live for the first time since 2009. The resulting liveblog saw 700k visitors, which is somewhat remarkable given that the presentation was also being livestreamed. We also got to go hands-on with the Apple Watch, iPhone 6 Plus, and … » 9/12/14 11:04pm 9/12/14 11:04pm

iPhone 6 Hands On: Getting Up to Size

I hate to be the person to break this to you, but the iPhone 5S in your pocket or purse is tiny. It's so small by today's smartphone standards that Sony released a compact version of its flagship that's still a whole lot bigger than the 5S. It was time to grow up. And the iPhone 6 has done that beautifully. » 9/09/14 4:44pm 9/09/14 4:44pm

Apple Watch Hands On: So Much Potential in Such a Shiny Package

When I say I had an Apple Watch hands on, I mean literally that and not much more; it went on my wrist, and cycled through some display modes. But after wearing it, and seeing a trained-up Apple professional put it through some delicate paces, it's clear that the Apple Watch could live up to its promises. » 9/09/14 3:58pm 9/09/14 3:58pm

We came back from a very slow August into a packed first two weeks of September. This week was IFA, Europe's largest consumer electronics show, and next week will be Apple's iPhone/iWatch event (which we'll be covering live for the first time since 2009). And there was plenty of non-gadget news to cover as well. » 9/05/14 8:43pm 9/05/14 8:43pm